Wales should be rewarded for not putting the UK "through the mincer" of a referendum on independence, former first minister Rhodri Morgan says, after Scotland voted to stay in the UK.
Artist Rose Wylie wins the John Moores Painting Prize, one of the UK's most prestigious art awards, at the age of 80.
Defence ministers from Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania sign an act to form a new joint military unit of several thousand soldiers.
Mexican police find the body of Aquiles Gomez, who was believed to be one of the top leaders of the Knights Templar drug cartel.
Sebastian Vettel believes Red Bull could upset the Mercedes title battle in this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.
The Queen says she believes Scotland will unite in a "spirit of mutual respect and support" following the independence referendum.
Uefa president Michel Platini insists he will not return a watch given to him by the Brazilian Football Confederation.
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The stage is still set for change after the independence vote, not just in the Scotland, but the rest of the UK.
Restructuring at the Phones 4U head office is resulting in 628 redundancies, but 887 jobs in stores will be preserved.
Satellite images reveal Syria's heritage trashed by war
Joyce Thacker, director for children's services, to leave council in Rotherham, UK, in wake of abuse report scandal
An Egyptian man accused of helping to plan the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania pleads guilty in a New York court.
Alibaba's shares open significantly above their initial price on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, a sign of the excitement surrounding the Chinese internet giant.
Fifty-one children died in 49 abuse cases in Japan in fiscal 2012, excluding deaths from murder-suicide cases, with both numbers falling by seven from the preceding year, a Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry report showed Friday. (The Japan News)
Alex Salmond is to step down as first minister of Scotland after voters decisively rejected independence.
Ukraine announces it will not take part in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest due to financial constraints.
It would be foolish to look to Japan as a model for the future of the music industry. (fortune.com)
Lewis Hamilton set the pace in second practice at the Singapore Grand Prix as title rival Nico Rosberg is 13th fastest.
Police in Tokyo said Friday they are looking for a man who sprayed a 17-year-old girl with a liquid resembling paint thinner as she walked home on Wednesday night-the third such incident to occur in the area since last month. (Japan Today)